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Summit Nordic strong at Leadville classic race

The Summit High Nordic team continued its impressive season Saturday with a strong showing at a 5k classic race in Leadville.

The Tiger boys dominated the meet, and the girls, even without senior and defending state champion Julia Hayes, finished fourth.

Aspen and Lake County were second and third, respectively, on the boys’ side, while Steamboat took the title for the girls.



Sophomore Jackson Hill won the race for Summit, leading a pack of six Tigers in the top-15 of the boys’ race. Hill finished in a swift time of 16 minutes, 27 seconds for a 3-second win over Riley Heald of Aspen.

Summit’s Quinton Bobb was fourth, followed closely by Sam Piehl in fifth. Liam McDonnell (eighth), Wade Rosko (12th) and Cameron Bobb (14th) rounded out the Tigers’ top finishers.



On the girls’ side, Katherine Pappas led the way for Summit, finishing in 11th place. Cali Greksa (21st) and Robyn Kresge (24th) rounded out the team scoring for the Tigers, and both girls finished inside the cutoff to qualify for state.

The Tigers will be at Devil’s Thumb Nordic Center in Winter Park on Feb. 17 for another classic race. It will be the last regular season race before heading to state the following week in Aspen.


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